Average Bench: 18.5% (985th of 1015)

Based on 666 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA MK8037GSX

Terrible average bench

The Toshiba MK8037GSX 80GB averaged 81.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.38MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.06MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba MK8037GSX 80GB is just 13.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Toshiba MK8037GSX 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 24.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 30MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 666 samples)
Min Avg Max
13 Read 31.9 42.7
16.3 Write 33.9 43.4
11.5 Mixed 24.6 38.5
13.9 SusWrite 30 42.9
22.2% 30.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.1 4K Read 0.37 0.5
0.3 4K Write 1.06 1.3
0.1 4K Mixed 0.38 0.6
77.1% 0.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL232C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 35 35 34 31 MB/s
Read 39.8
Write 41.6
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 34
26% 35.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL250J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 33 34 33 36 36 MB/s
Read 38.5
Write 36.4
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 33.8
24% 33.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL230G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 34 34 28 40 34 MB/s
Read 37.1
Write 21.1
Mixed 26.9
SusWrite 33.1
22% 29.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL232C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 38 37 37 37 36 MB/s
Read 35
Write 31.6
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 34.6
24% 31.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.73 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL250J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 27 26 25 25 21 MB/s
Read 35.7
Write 25.8
Mixed 25.1
SusWrite 24.8
21% 27.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
93% 0.67 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL250J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 32 32 32 33 36 MB/s
Read 22.1
Write 30.4
Mixed 16
SusWrite 33.1
19% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
73% 0.57 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL230G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 29 19 28 27 25 MB/s
Read 13.8
Write 26.6
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 25.2
15% 20.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.4
69% 0.53 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DL230M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 9.9 12 14 7.1 8.5 MB/s
Read 10.9
Write 12.5
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 10.5
8% 11.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.1
19% 0.13 MB/s
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Typical MK8037GSX 80GB Builds (Compare 20 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

System: Toshiba Satellite L40

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $29

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